From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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The rules that govern how EU data is treated in the US are being violated by major tech companies, according to a privacy group in a filed complaint to the FTC.
Telstra CEO David Thodey has indicated that through initial discussions with the Australian government he doesn't expect any mandatory data retention regime to be an issue for Telstra.
Edward Snowden says dishonest comments to Congress by the US chief of national intelligence pushed him over the edge and prompted him to leak a trove of national security documents.
Yes, Facebook Messenger wants to know all about you. What did you expect? It's a Facebook app!
A recent whitepaper has revealed that 70 percent of IT decision makers are still seeking third party guidance on how they should manage their data.
European officials are only now are expressing concern over a US court ruling that can allow the FBI and NSA to grab oversees data. But Europe knew the risks at least three years prior.
Back in the USSR: Snowden leaves West behind, anonymous wifi makes Russians sing and shout [Government IT Week]
Today's a triple crown of Russian news. Snowden leaves the West behind for another three years, Russia bans anonymous wifi (and is bound to find a way to blame that on the NSA), and Java won't keep you warm in the great Bear nation.
Australian IT industry stakeholders remain divided over the federal government’s move to drop the dual ministerial approval process required for agencies to shift government data offshore.
John McAfee, founder of the antivirus software company that bears his name, has called out laziness and the likes of Google as two of the contributing factors to the "eroded nature of privacy in our lives today".
More holes appear in the government's mandatory data retention proposal as Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull admits the tech-savvy will know how to avoid having their IP addresses logged against sites they visit, while the scheme may still be costly and impractical.
Australia's Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, has warned that the retention of large amounts of data will inevitably increase the chances of a privacy breach occurring.
Snowden's Russian lawyer says the former US intelligence contractor will be free to travel abroad under the terms of a residency permit he has received.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has moved to correct the record on what telecommunications companies will be required to retain under a mandatory data retention regime.
Attorney-General George Brandis has pulled out of speaking at the Human Rights Commission's Free Speech conference today following a disastrous TV interview last night where he admitted that website visits would be included in mandatory data retention.